About: Amoeba’s Lorica

Lorica of the amoeba Arcella

Lorica of the amoeba Arcella

Occasional editorial comments by O Ceallaigh (OC; aka YFNA, Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba), literary agent for Dude and Dude and all the rest.

(Lorica is the name for a loose-fitting, hard shell that is found surrounding the cells of various species of amoebae and other protozoa and algae. The lorica serves as shelter and protection from attack; one can call it the amoeba’s ‘home’.)


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